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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gathering old black-and-white photos, scrapbooks, dance cards, and other items of memorabilia dating back to the early 1900s, the Palmer Society—Whittier's first women's society—has set up a display at Wardman Library honoring the College's heritage... More

Monday, November 23, 2009

In the midst of one of the largest public debates on healthcare reform, Richard M. Nixon Fellow Alex Tallarida is looking back at President Nixon's bi-partisan efforts to expand healthcare access to all Americans. "In 1972, Richard Nixon stated he... More

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Eight student from nearby Whittier High School (WHS) were on campus today as part of the Whittier Scholars' College and Community Mentoring Program. The high schoolers were joined by mentors from the College on a tour of campus, an information... More

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Professor of religious studies Joseph Price comments on the apparent come back of the flashing "John 3:16" signs at sporting events. Price, is quoted in Forbes magazine saying that holding religious banners up at sporting events for TV is a... More

Monday, November 9, 2009

More than 500 students, staff, and alumni participated in the 16th Annual Whittier College Helping Hands Day—an event that places members of the College community in volunteer service projects throughout the local community. In collaboration with... More

Friday, November 6, 2009

On Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Presidio Theater in San Francisco, the top 75 student films from 16 colleges and universities in California, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona will compete in the 2009 Campus MovieFest's Western Regional Finale. Screenings... More

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Testosterone, the hormone that creates brawn also causes men to be less generous, concludes a new study led by visiting professor Karen Redwine, a neuro-economist. "Our broad conclusion is that testosterone causes men essentially to be stingy," says... More

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Pulitzer prize-winning reporter Sonia Nazario will speak at Whittier College on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608. Nazario will read from her national... More

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Whittier College a grant for $250,000 to launch two interdisciplinary learning centers: the Center for Science, Health, and Policy (CSHP), and the Center for Collaborations with the Arts (CCA). The funding from... More

Friday, October 16, 2009

The 38th Annual Whittier College Tardeada—a celebration of Latino culture and heritage—will highlight Cuban culture, music, dance, and food with the theme Havana Cabana. Tardeada will take place on Sunday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Campus... More

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